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Assistant Contract Engineer - Sealing

Downer EDI Limited
Christchurch, Australia
Closing date
Dec 7, 2021

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Auxiliary & Support Staff, Engineering
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angle-right Job no: 586069
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Christchurch
Categories: Engineering (All disciplines), Maintenance, Construction, Civil Engineering

Downer has been designing, building and sustaining New Zealand's infrastructure for over a century and is a leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand.

With over 10,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand's biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.

About us
At Downer, our purpose is to create and sustain the modern environment. From our roads to our rail, ports, and airports, our Transport Services business unit is responsible for keeping New Zealand moving.

We are big picture people, operating a under a model that pushes beyond the here and now. We design, build, and sustain the projects we work on, whilst also developing innovative solutions to the world's leading issues around sustainability, where we are recognised as global leaders.

We remain at the forefront of our industry by employing the best people who have the courage to challenge the status quo. Our people are experts in their fields, influencing and shaping our future.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to make a real difference by joining us as we continue to build a better tomorrow for generations to come.

About the role
As our Assistant Contract Engineer - Sealing, you will be a part of a team that maintains 25,000 kms worth of roads in Aotearoa. With over 150 years of projects and knowledge under our belts, our vision is innovative and future focussed. We are building sustainable communities that you can be proud to say that you have been a part of producing.

This is a varied role that will prove to be both challenging and rewarding as you embark on a collaborative journey designing, planning, and executing a range of road resurfacing projects.

You will work within a supportive Canterbury / Tasman regional team, as an integral part of the South Island Sealing team, to deliver excellence on contract objectives whilst also optimising resource use, championing a Zero Harm work culture, and ensuring stakeholder relationships are enhanced to maximise our commercial success.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our close-knit team in Christchurch where you will be provided the opportunity to build a successful career with New Zealand's leading Infrastructure provider.

About you
To be successful within this role we are looking for a team player who will bring with them the following skills and experience:
  • Strong experience using MS Office, with Microsoft Project preferable,
  • Experienced in project financial management and reporting
  • Current Full Drivers' Licence
  • Ability to work across geographical boundaries
  • Preferably hold a tertiary qualification in engineering or currently or with an interest at working towards one
  • Experience within Surfacing advantageous
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communicate effectively with all team members

Perks & Benefits
Working for a progressive and reliable organisation, you will be offered a competitive remuneration package and enjoy flexible working at various stages of the year as we take work-life balance seriously.

Surrounded by a team of leading experts, we will equip you with all the best tools of trade you will require to deliver the excellence we are known for, plus a whole lot of extras such as merch and clothing.

We pride ourselves on our socially responsible, inclusive, and diverse culture, that includes a Zero Harm tolerance.

You will receive ongoing mentoring, training, and development opportunities to ensure your knowledge and skills continue to be industry leading and your career opportunities limitless in an organisation the size of ours.

And because we are all about relationships creating success, we offer our people a comprehensive employee benefits package through our partners. You will receive extensive discounts and perks across an enormous number of sought-after multinational brands, think banking, gyms, insurance, retailers, technology, vehicles, automotive, healthcare, childcare, homeware, dental care, travel, accommodation, and plenty more!

You will love being a part of the Downer lifestyle, come and see for yourself why we are the crème de la crème of employers as we continue to build our future! Literally.

How to bring your Difference to Downer
If you are interested in the work that we are doing to make New Zealand better and want to take your career to the future with us, then we want to hear from you. Hit the Apply Now button to fill out an application form and upload your CV.

If you would like to learn more about us, the work that we are doing, and the difference we are making to the communities we work in then head to our website to find out more

Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a Pre-Employment drug test and medical.

Advertised: 25 Nov 2021 New Zealand Daylight Time
Applications close: 31 Dec 2021 New Zealand Daylight Time
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